Increasingly, K-12 educators are turning to technology as yet another way to engage students in media literacy education. Details are in this essay published in a recent issue of ISTE’s “Learning and Leading with Technology.”
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Bringing the World to School: Integrating News and Media Literacy in Elementary Classrooms (JMLE 5:1)
For three years, the Powerful Voices for Kids program, a university-school partnership program of the Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island, developed a multifaceted approach to integrate news and current events into in-school and after-school instruction in K-6 schools. Three case studies detailing the program’s impact on an undergraduate novice instructor, an […]
Two years ago, the most powerful earthquake ever to have hit Japan occurred off the coast of Tohoku. Nearly a half million buildings fully or partially collapsed; widespread power outages and nuclear accidents occurred; and tens of thousands of people were injured and killed. Less than five percent of the damage was caused by the […]